Apr 24, 2012

Staff Sgt. Peryck Smith (right), tank commander and platoon sergeant for 3rd platoon, Company A, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, sits atop Blue 4, the fourth M1A1 Abrams tank in 3rd platoon, as it moves into position during the company’s recent Gunnery Qualifications. The Jacksonville, Fla., native and his crew won’t know their score until the conclusion of the entire event, but said they believe they did well. At one point, they even hit two separate tank targets perfectly in less than 10 seconds while barreling down the track road, an admirable feat for any tank crew.

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